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The Black Cauldron (film) Quotes

The Black Cauldron (film) is a television program that appeared on TV in 1970 . The Black Cauldron ended in 1970.

It features Joe Hale, and Ron W. Miller as producer, and Elmer Bernstein in charge of musical score.

The Black Cauldron (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Black Cauldron (film) is 80 minutes long. The Black Cauldron (film) is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The cast includes: John Byner as Gurgi, Susan Sheridan as Eilonwy, Grant Bardsley as Taran, Nigel Hawthorne as Fflewddur Fflam, Eda Reiss Merin as Orddu, John Hurt as The Horned King, Freddie Jones as Dallben, Phil Fondacaro as Creeper, John Huston as Narrator, and Arthur Malet as King Eidilleg.

The Black Cauldron (film) Quotes

Phil Fondacaro as Creeper

  • (Phil Fondacaro) "Oh, I'm sorry. I've ignored you. You did come for the Black Cauldron, didn't you? Good. Then climb in. It will only cost you your life."
  • (Phil Fondacaro) "I did it, sire. I captured the boy."
  • (John Hurt) "But you let the pig get away, didn't you?"
  • (Phil Fondacaro) "I-It wasn't my fault."
  • (John Hurt) "Throw the boy in the dungeon."

John Hurt as The Horned King

  • (John Hurt) "Now I call on my Army of the Dead; the Cauldron-born. Arise, my messengers of death. Our time has arrived."
  • (John Hurt) "I presume, my boy, you are the keeper of this oracular pig."
  • (John Hurt) "You've interfered for the last time."
  • (Phil Fondacaro) "Ha ha. Go for his throat, sire."
  • (John Hurt) "My, what a brave, handsome group. A pig keeper, a scullery maid, and a broken-down minstrel. Perhaps it would interest you to see what fate has in store for you."
  • (John Hurt) "This had better not be your fault."
  • (Phil Fondacaro) "Perhaps it just needs another body, Sire."
  • (John Hurt) "Yes. Yours."
  • (John Hurt) "Oh, my soldiers -- Soon the Black Cauldron will be mine. Its evil power will course through my veins, and I shall make you Cauldron Born -- Yes, yes, oh yes. Then you will worship ME. Me -- Oh, my soldiers -- How long I have thirsted to be a god among mortal men --"
  • (John Hurt) "You bring news of the pig?"
  • (Phil Fondacaro) "N-n-not exactly, sire. It's the pig keeper. He-he-he's -- escaped."
  • (Phil Fondacaro) "Oh, no. Allow me, sire."
  • (Phil Fondacaro) "Isn't that enough, sire?"

Susan Sheridan as Eilonwy

  • (Susan Sheridan) "Aren't you charming?"
  • (John Byner) "And pungent, too."
  • (Susan Sheridan) "Weren't you a bit frightened, Fflewdurr?"
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "A Fflam frightened? That word is not in my vocabulary."
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "But in this case, well chosen, my dear."
  • (Susan Sheridan) "I'm Princess Eilonwy. Are you a lord, or a warrior?"
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Uh, no. Uh -- I-I-I'm an assistant pig keeper."
  • (Susan Sheridan) "Oh, what a pity. I was so hoping for someone who could help me escape. Oh, well, if you want to come with me, you may."
  • (Susan Sheridan) "Oh, Taran, I'm afraid it'll soon be over for us."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "I hadn't planned it to end like this, Eilonwy."
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "Oh, I wish I'd stayed a toad."

Arthur Malet as King Eidilleg

  • (Arthur Malet) "Tell me. Is the burning and killing still going on up there?"
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "You're refering to that-that-that-that joke on humanity, the Horned King."
  • (Arthur Malet) "Will no one stand up to him?"
  • (Grant Bardsley) "We've seen him. And if he ever finds the Black Cauldron, he'll kill us all."
  • (Arthur Malet) "Oh, no. He'll never find it. It's safely hidden, in Morva."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Morva?"
  • (Arthur Malet) "At least I think it is. Isn't it, Doli?"
  • (Doli) "What? Is that one of my new jobs? Knowing where the Cauldron was last seen?"
  • (Arthur Malet) "Don't worry. He'll find it. You'll see."

Eda Reiss Merin as Orddu

  • (Eda Reiss Merin) "It's decided, then. You shall have the Black Cauldron."
  • (Susan Sheridan) "You mean, you'll give it to us?"
  • (Eda Reiss Merin) "That's not what I said. You weren't listening. We never give anything away. What we do is bargain, trade."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Well, you'll not have my sword."
  • (Eda Reiss Merin) "My, what funny little ducklings. Don't they know that the Black Cauldron is indestructible? Now listen carefully. The Black Cauldron can never be destroyed. Only its evil powers can be stopped."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Then there is a way. But how?"
  • (Eda Reiss Merin) "A living being must climb into it of its own free will."
  • (John Byner) "Gurgi is bold and brave. He will climb into the evil cauldron."
  • (Eda Reiss Merin) "However, the poor duckling will never climb out alive."
  • (John Byner) "Yikes."
  • (Eda Reiss Merin) "We have business with your little hero."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Hero? Gurgi was the hero."
  • (Eda Reiss Merin) "The only thing that mattered to you was the Cauldron, but now it is of no use to you. So we shall take it and be on our way."
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "Stay your hand, ladies. We never give anything away. We bargain, we trade. Remember?"
  • (Eda Reiss Merin) "Did these old ears hear the word "bargain"?"
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "Yes, Madam, your old ears heard right."
  • (Orwen) "Oh, I just adore forceful men."
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "Oh, pull yourself together, Madam."

Grant Bardsley as Taran

  • (Grant Bardsley) "I'm not afraid of the Horned King."
  • (Freddie Jones) "Then you are a very foolish lad. Untried courage is no match for his evil. Just remember that."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Have you seen my pig?"
  • (John Byner) "Piggy? Round, fat piggy? Big snout?"
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Yes, yes."
  • (John Byner) "Curly tail?"
  • (Grant Bardsley) "That's her. That's Hen-Wen."
  • (John Byner) "Uh-uh, Nope. Gurgi not seen piggy. Nope."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Gurgi."
  • (John Byner) "Master? Uh -- old man, uh -- fell down."
  • (John Byner) "Get up. Get up."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "What does a girl know about swords, anyway?"
  • (Susan Sheridan) ""Girl"? "Girl"? If it wasn't for this girl, you would still be in the Horned King's dungeon."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "His majesty, the Horned King. So we meet at last. Ha."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Even the Horned King shakes with fear. See, Hen? Everyone runs from the famous Taran of Cael Dallben."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Prydain's finest warrior draws his last breath."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "For your sake, you'd better be telling the truth."
  • (John Byner) "Gurgi not lie. Not this time."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "Silly girl. Even if she is a princess."

Freddie Jones as Dallben

  • (Freddie Jones) "So much so soon, to rest on his young shoulders."
  • (Freddie Jones) "Hen Wen, from you, I do beseech / Knowledge that lies beyond my reach / Troubled thoughts beyond your heart / Pray you now, those thoughts impart."

John Byner as Gurgi

  • (John Byner) "Oh, poor miserable Gurgi deserves fierce smackings and whackings on his poor, tender head. Always left with no munchings and crunchings."
  • (John Byner) "If great lord go into evil castle, poor Gurgi will never see his friend again. Nope. Never."
  • (John Byner) "Gurgi will trade his munchings and crunchings."
  • (Eda Reiss Merin) "Who would want?"
  • (Orgoch) "Hold it, sister. Not so fast."
  • (John Byner) "No, master. Not go into evil cauldron."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "If I don't, we're all lost. Out of my way."
  • (John Byner) "Gurgi not let his friend die. Taran has many friends. Gurgi has no friends."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "No, Gurgi. Don't jump. No."
  • (Grant Bardsley) "No."

Nigel Hawthorne as Fflewddur Fflam

  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "I'm Fflewddur Fflam, minstrel of minstrels. Balladeer to the grandest courts in all the land."
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "And I, uh, eh? Eh, well, have you forgotten? I have sung in some of the finest courts --"
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "Well, I'm only waiting for an invitation."
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "Oh, shush. Why do you have to judge every word I say?"
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "Great Belin."
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "Help. Get this thing off me."
  • (John Byner) "Oh, Gurgi's happy day."
  • (John Byner) "Wow."
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "Yes, keep it. It's a gift."
  • (John Byner) "This. Gurgi want this."
  • (Nigel Hawthorne) "Take it. I'm sure you've murdered for less."

John Huston as Narrator

  • (John Huston) "Legend has it, in the mystic land of Prydain, there was once a king so cruel and so evil, that even the Gods feared him. Since no prison could hold him, he was thrown alive into a crucible of molten iron. There his demonic spirit was captured in the form of a great, Black Cauldron. For uncounted centuries, the Black Cauldron lay hidden, waiting, while evil men searched for it, knowing whoever possessed it would have the power to resurrect an army of deathless warriors -- and with them, rule the world --"

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